Saturday, January 28, 2023

Community News

Tomchei Shabbos of Middlesex Concert Draws Capacity Crowd

The capacity crowd at the Tomchei Shabbos of Middlesex County benefit concert on December 31 had a rocking good time with Noah Solomon and Citigrass Band and Yehuda Solomon’s Moshav. The Solomon brothers ignited the crowd with their singing, ruach and backstories to many of the songs. Nearly three hours of


Sheva Brachot at The Jewish Home at Rockleigh

(Courtesy of The Jewish Home) Leora and Zack Orenshein decided to share one of their Sheva Brachot with the long term residents of the Jewish Home at Rockleigh. “We were so happy to be able to share our simcha with the residents and bring some brightness to them during these dark winter days,” said Leora, whose mother, Gabi


A Double Chanukah Miracle for Bris Avrohom

Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky is elated. The son of Rabbi Mordechai and Shterny Kanelsky, founders and directors of Bris Avrohom in Hillside, New Jersey, Rabbi Avremy has manned a kiosk at Newark International Airport at the entrance to Gates 60-68 in Terminal B for the past 10 years. From this location, he invites travelers to


Michael Cohen Bids Fond Farewell to Englewood City Council

After 12 years and four terms, the City of Englewood’s Michael Cohen finally bid goodbye to his role on the city council.

In his farewell letter he began by thanking the constituents of his beloved second ward for allowing him to represent them and calling the


Michael Cohen’s Sage Advice to Council Members

In his parting advice to present and future council members, Michael Cohen advised the following:

“Be there for your constituents and never say, ‘It’s not in my jurisdiction.’ You are the person they are relying on to figure out a way, so always take that responsibility. Take everyone seriously


Shaarei Orah Youth Dept Hosts Ultimate Chanukah Party

(Courtesy of Shaarei Orah) The Youth Department of Shaarei Orah, The Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck located at 1425 Essex Road, hosted an Ultimate Chanukah Party at Urban Air Adventure Park on the last day of Chanukah. The children enjoyed all the fun of Urban Air plus sufganiyot! For more information


Soferlinks Visits Fair Lawn

(Courtesy of Soferlinks) Rabbi Yitzchok Weinberger of Soferlinks.com educating the bar mitzvah aged boys at Cong. Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn about tefillin.


CHADD of Bergen County To Offer Presentation On Productivity for Adults With ADHD

Lynne Edris, ACG, a productivity and ADHD coach, will present “The Keys to Consistent Productivity for ADHD Adults” as part of CHADD of Bergen County’s Expert Speaker Series on Monday, Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. The program will take place on Zoom.

For more than a decade, Edris has helped ADDers learn to


Anshei Lubavitch Course to Cover 33 Centuries of Jewish Literature

Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein of Anshei Lubavitch in Fair Lawn invites Jewish of all affiliations and backgrounds to Book Smart, a six-part survey of the history, authors and content of Judaism’s most important titles. The course will begin on Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Anshei Lubavitch in Fair Lawn.

Each class


Gottheimer Introduces HEAL Act To Stop Rise of Antisemitism in the US

Just before Congress broke for its holiday break last month, U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) introduced bipartisan legislation that he hopes will stem the rising tide of antisemitism and hate in the country.

Called the HEAL Act (Holocaust Education and Antisemitism Lessons Act) the act will


Congregation Sons of Israel in Manalapan Sees Signs of Growth and Rebirth

When he was hired and started his pulpit in August, Manalapan’s Congregation Sons of Israel’s Rabbi Ken Brodkin knew he was in for one of the bigger challenges of his professional career.

The shul has a lovely, spacious building and a 96-year history as a


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